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Five reasons not to miss the K 2022 of WM Thermoforming Machines

The Swiss manufacturer of thermoforming machines WM Thermoforming Machines will attend K 2022 with its largest machine, and a calendar full of events and activities. And there are at last five reasons to visit its booth at the trade fair. First, the FC 1000 IM2, the largest machine in the company range, also known as...

Comi machines get smarter with WinCC Unified from Siemens

Every year, Comi invests 10% of its turnover in the research and implementation of new technologies and new patents, focusing in particular on Industry 4.0 solutions. It is just in this area that the company’s cooperation with Siemens achieves its maximum effect, with the aim of implementing a strategy for the digitalisation of machines...

CMS becomes Brett Martin’s newest Approved Partner

The Italian manufacturer, CMS has been announced as the latest company to acquire Approved Partner status. CMS has been awarded this accolade following the successful testing of Brett Martin’s Marpet-g FS (PETg) material on its Eidos vacuum forming machine...

PLC and thermoforming efficiency: a matter of data management and analysis

Having the data is not the same as being able to analyze and use them to improve procedures and production. Applying the Pareto Principle it is possible to say that 20% of the problems cause 80% of the losses. Especially today, the market requires fast decisions and practical actions, but without real data there is no true improvement in the...

New customised CMS machine for the wellness-SPA market

For the wellness-SPA market, CMS has devised a modular thermoforming system capable of offering solutions to meet every demand from standard products to large swim-spas. CMS's BR5 special SPA is extremely scalable and can reach a maximum sheet length of 12 meters. Advanced features such as auto-load, adjustable clamp frame, and mould...